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trailboard

[ treyl-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈtreɪlˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun Nautical.
an ornamented board extending on each side of the bow of a vessel from a figurehead or the like to abaft the hawse.
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Origin of trailboard

First recorded in 1695–1705; trail + board
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